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By Jonathan Felix, Operations Manager – CITW and Nedbank Tour de Tuli Fundraising In the early stages of lockdown, I was starting to feel low – as, no doubt, many of us did. I realised I needed to turn my attention and available time to something worthwhile and positive, and decided volunteering my time to...
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Mogalakwena Researcher Portia Phokela is an Eco-Club Mentor in Simson, in South Africa’s Limpopo Province. On the 15th of October 2020 the Mogalakwena Research Centre staff, including Portia, joined a group of archaeologists from the University of Pretoria at the Little Muck Shelter excavation site in Mapungubwe National Park. © Dr Tim Forssman Portia picks...
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The WWF is calling African youth to share their conservation success stories in order to inspire and tell the world how African youth are shifting from business as usual and are taking action to protect African ecosystems and the people who depend on them. From their website: As part of a commitment to strive toward...
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Last weekend CITW Ambassador and SkyRun2020 participant, Georgina Crisp took the opportunity to get in a solid 30 km training run at Rooiberg in Limpopo Province’s Waterberg bushveld. She was accompanied by a crew from the Nedbank Tour de Tuli as well as a convoy of Land Rover Owners’ Club members who volunteer for the...
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“The more that you read, the more things you’ll know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go” – Dr Seuss Reading corner at St Mary’s School, Zimbabwe Each year on September 8th we observe the UNESCO-initiated International Literacy Day, to raise awareness around the issues of adult and child literacy. Literacy workshop...
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As one of the 4Cs of our business philosophy, we celebrate our Culture every day in our organisation. However, the last Friday of August marks our extra special annual celebration of Wilderness Safaris Heritage Day. While we were apart this year due to COVID-19, our regions went all out to showcase our beautiful cultures and...
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As the daughter of uber-CITW supporter and former CITW board member, Miles Crisp, it’s perhaps no surprise that Georgina is herself a long-time supporter of our programme. A poster girl for all things adventurous, Georgina has committed to running this year’s K-Way SkyRun as a CITW Ambassador; the run is an epic self-supported race set...
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Calling all lovers of adventure and the great outdoors – yes, we know that’s you! We’re looking for 5 mountain runners to take part in the 2020 K-Way SkyRun as CITW Ambassadors. For a minimum donation of R5 000, you get to enjoy one of South Africa’s most challenging trail runs. Plus, you’ll have the perfect opportunity...
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At a glance, this infographic provides an illuminating overview of the impact the Tour’s fundraising has on the Children in the Wilderness programme! Thank you to the riders, sponsors, donors and volunteers – without you none of it is possible!
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Our vision at Children in the Wilderness is to support sustainable conservation through leadership development and education of rural children in Africa.   Our educational programme includes aspects of environmental education and life skills development, as we believe that both of these are crucial in forging an enduring path for informed, dedicated and passionate next-generation leaders...
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